‘I’m not even thinking about suing,’ Chris Rock says. Will Smith’s slap at the Oscars in 2022

If it were up to Jim Carrey, he’d smack Will Smith with a $200 million lawsuit, but Chris Rock’s friends claim “he isn’t even thinking about suing, he’s concentrated on his tour.”

Carrey, who said he was sickened by Will Smith’s standing ovation after slapping Rock at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, adding Smith should have been arrested and sued for his actions.

“I would have announced this morning that I was suing Will for $200 million because that tape is going to be everywhere,” Carrey said on “CBS Mornings.”

Even though Smith has subsequently offered a formal apology, he stated, “That insult is going to remain a very long time.”

But a friend of Rock, 57, told Page Six, “He isn’t even thinking of suing, he’s focused on his tour,” which starts tonight in Boston.

The tour is completely sold out – and we await to see if the slap heard around the world will make it into his set.Chris Rock looking shocked onstage at the Oscars after being  slapped by Will Smith

Meanwhile, Rock is clearly not a lover of legal proceedings, since he discussed the agony of his divorce in a recent Netflix comedy special.

In 2014, Rock and his wife Malaak Compton announced their separation. In 2016, the divorce was finalized.

“You don’t want to get divorced, I tell you right now,” Rock said in his 2019 comedy special “Tamborine.”

“I had to pay for a lawyer to divorce me,” he stated, adding that everyone was there to grab his money. That’s the equivalent of hiring a hitman to assassinate you.”

In the special, Rock says, “I had to go through a custody battle for my kids.” “All I want is to see my kids, man.”

“You don’t want to be a guy,” he says of the process, which he describes as “humiliating.”Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith on the red carpet at the Oscars.

Meanwhile, Rock was claimed to be in a “wonderful mood” ahead of his first stand-up concert since the Oscars snafu at The Wilbur in Boston — and the start of a massive tour with over 100 dates.

Rock has been “all business” since landing in Boston, according to the venue’s owner Bill Blumenreich: “It’s a big, big tour, over 100 concerts, and he’s taking it very seriously.” He’s the funniest person I’ve ever met. ‘How long have I known you?’ he asked as we talked last night. Since he first appeared on Saturday Night Live! Since 1991, I’ve been working with him.”

He went on to say, “He’s one of the nicest, funniest individuals you’ll ever meet.”

Rock has two shows scheduled Wednesday, two on Thursday and one on Friday.

The “Saturday Night Live” alum is then reportedly scheduled to make appearances in Atlantic City and California.

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